MLS labor negotiations have been civil to this point, but owners and players have yet to agree on a major sticking point -- free agency -- as the season draws closer, writes Steve Davis.
The long-awaited Red Bulls stadium is set to debut in March, yet so far, there's been surprisingly little fanfare, writes Steve Davis.
Landon Donovan's loan stint for Everton has been an unqualified success, but the Galaxy star is still likely to return to MLS in March, writes Steve Davis.
With a new coach and a new stadium, the Red Bulls are optimistic that a new era is set to begin. Steve Davis points out the other story lines you need to know as the MLS preseason is under way.
Major League Soccer can't lavish its players with the riches and rights afforded to those in other leagues around the world. But it had better be willing to throw them a bone, writes Steve Davis.
Midfielder Clint Dempsey has often been accused of not pulling his weight for the U.S. in the same way he does for Fulham, but that couldn't be further from the truth, writes Steve Davis.
The past 10 years have seen some seismic shifts in the landscape for soccer in the U.S. Steve Davis reflects on the decade's most pivotal moments.
It's debatable just how much a designated player helps a team's fortunes on and off the field, but that hasn't stopped some MLS teams from pushing for an additional DP slot, writes Steve Davis.
Landon Donovan has a chance to stand steadfast in a demanding EPL environment, but it raises questions. What if he fails or gets injured? Better yet, what if he succeeds, asks Steve Davis.
The conventional wisdom is that the U.S. has a talented center back pool. But the injuries to Oguchi Onyewu and Jay DeMerit have exposed a lack of depth, writes Steve Davis.
The U.S. has successfully navigated qualification to the World Cup in South Africa; now comes the hard part, writes Steve Davis.
The U.S. pulled off yet another comeback victory against El Salvador, but its penchant for slow starts is becoming a worrying trend, writes Steve Davis.
Bob Bradley faces several critical lineup decisions as the U.S. prepares to face El Salvador, writes Steve Davis.
Somehow, seats are still available for Saturday's U.S. World Cup qualifier against El Salvador in Salt Lake City. But why? The reasons are many, and the solutions are just as numerous, writes Steve Davis.
The group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League is under way, but questions still remain about the importance of the tournament to MLS teams, writes Steve Davis.
After the summer distractions of the Confederations Cup and the Gold Cup, the U.S. team's focus has sharply returned to World Cup qualifying, writes Steve Davis.